ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN MANAGEMENT Department of Management Whitman School of Management
The Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Management with emphasis on Human Resources and/or Organizational Behavior with specialization in diversity, equity, and inclusion research at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in mid-August 2021.
This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of Social Difference, Social Justice. Faculty hired into these positions will build on our existing strengths in the focus area and will participate in an organized research cluster that spans multiple departments in the Whitman School, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the College of Law, the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, and the School of Information Studies. We are interested in scholars whose research will focus on inclusion, diversity, and/or social justice issues in organizational contexts. We are looking for an emerging scholar who can contribute to organizational or human resources research streams as well as support social justice through the inclusion of marginalized voices in management teaching and research. We have a specific interest in candidates with expertise or interests in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Sociology of Work with emphasis on: (1) Antecedents and consequences of inclusion and diversity efforts within organizations; (2) Diversity and inclusion efforts related to leadership development in organizations; (3) Implications of diversity and inclusion for employee mental health and well-being; (4) The role of bias and prejudice in recruitment, selection, and promotion in organizations; (5) Gender and diversity challenges arising from changing nature of work and workplaces; and (6) Using big data to examine employee and organizational outcomes as they relate to social identity.
We are looking for an emerging scholar who can contribute to the above areas. Successful candidates must have an earned PhD in Management with emphasis on Human Resource Management/Organizational Behavior and/or a closely related discipline by the start of the appointment. Candidates with 1-3 years of experience will be considered, as will those who are currently ABD.
We seek candidates with a commitment to conducting high quality, high impact research leading to publications in top outlets. We expect the person to publish in highly visible journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, etc., and other journals that are highly regarded in related cluster areas when appropriate. We encourage the person to work with colleagues within the department and across the cluster to research important organizational problems in the above noted areas. Candidates are expected to demonstrate promise for innovative teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The school seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
Candidates will be evaluated according to their research potential, the overall quality of their academic preparation and scholarly work, evidence of commitment to teaching and skills as a teacher, and strength of recommendations.
We will be interviewing in spring 2021. For a detailed position description and online application instructions, go to https://www.sujobopps.com/ (#075586). Please submit: (1) cover letter, (2) resume, (3) two research papers, (4) teaching evaluations, and (5) three professional references on the website before 10 March 2021. Only completed applications will be considered.
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